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Harlow’s MP officially opens town’s first ever renal dialysis service

Tuesday, February 4th, 2014

Robert Halfon MP is the Trust’s guest of honour, as he joins staff and renal dialysis patients in marking the unit’s official opening.

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Keeping up the pressure on pressure ulcers

Thursday, January 30th, 2014

Latest figures show not a single patient at the Lister or QEII hospitals acquired a pressure ulcer (also known as a bed sore) in December 2013. Back in 2011, the Trust signed up to a national initiative to reduce the number of patients acquiring pressure ulcers in hospital. A small team of specialist nurses work […]

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Keeping up the pressure on pressure ulcers

Thursday, January 30th, 2014

Nurses celebrate success as latest figures show not a single patient at the Lister or QEII hospitals acquired a pressure ulcer in December 2013.

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Make brightening a patient’s day your new year’s resolution

Friday, January 10th, 2014

Our doctors and nurses provide amazing care for elderly patients, but we need volunteers to help brighten their day whilst in hospital. No-one wants to be in hospital, but elderly patients in particular can be in for a long time and the days can drag. Often frail or confused, a visitor or activity can brighten […]

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Make brightening a patient’s day your new year’s resolution

Friday, January 10th, 2014

No-one wants to be in hospital, but elderly patients in particular can be in for a long time and the days can drag. Often frail or confused, a visitor or activity can brighten a patient’s day and really improve their state of mind and general well-being.

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Diamond Jubilee Maternity Unit rated highly by mothers in national survey

Thursday, December 12th, 2013

As part of a national survey conducted earlier this year on behalf of the Care Quality Commission (CQC), women who had their babies at the Lister’s Diamond Jubilee Maternity Unit in February 2013 were asked about their experiences. Of the 44 areas covered in the survey, the Trust was rated being amongst the best performing […]

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Diamond Jubilee Maternity Unit rated highly by mothers in national survey

Thursday, December 12th, 2013

As part of a national survey conducted earlier this year on behalf of the Care Quality Commission (CQC), women who had their babies at the Lister’s Diamond Jubilee Maternity Unit in February 2013 were asked about their experiences.

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School boy says ‘thumbs up’ for Lister surgeons

Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

When 15 year old Owen accidentally amputated his thumb, the team at the Lister were on hand to help… Owen Powell (15) from Luton didn’t realise at first that he’d cut his thumb clean off when he slipped climbing over a fence back in May this year.  It was only later, at the hospital, that […]

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School boy says ‘thumbs up’ for Lister surgeons

Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

When 15 year old Owen accidentally amputated his thumb, the team at the Lister were on hand to help…

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Mount Vernon’s Jo Gohil wins award for cancer care

Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

Jo Gohil, a senior sister working with cancer patients, was nominated by colleagues, patients and their families for a staff award.

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